As a Veteran and a defense contractor, Ben understands that a strong national defense is vital to protecting our great nation. Having served in the Navy as a Captain, Ben knows from experience that a well-equipped, well-educated and well-trained warrior is what makes the United States military the best in the world. As technology continues to evolve on many fronts, so do the needs of our military. Ben strongly supports President Trumps’ efforts to expand and fund our military. When Ben is in Congress, he will support military funding, champion advancements in technology, and bring a unique expertise that allows him to advocate for the military needs of the future.